I decided to take a chance on the weather this morning with the wind and chance of rain. I had three good bites. Hook pulled loose from the first one. The second was a 23 lb. blue and the third was a 19 lb. blue. The 23 lb. blue was the strongest 20 to 25 lb. fish that I ever caught. It's strength was amazing. All 3 bites were on my new rod and reel. Good first trip with it. Fish were caught 65 to 70 feet deep in 72 to 76 feet of water on live bait.